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Murres & Eagles

OPB | Feb. 4, 2010 12:30 p.m.

Every spring, half a million seabirds called common murres come to nest on the rocks off the Oregon coast. As the number of bald eagles has increased in recent years, their attacks have brought havoc to the murre’s breeding grounds.

First Broadcast: 2010
Producer: Vince Patton
Videographer/Editor: Nicholas Fisher
Video courtesy of: Bus & Delena Engsberg

More Information
Oregon Coast National Wildlife Refuge
Pacific Northwest Seabirds Brochure (PDF)


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